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Joseph Ryun (abt. 1817 - 1862)

Joseph Ryun
Born about in Lake County, Ohio, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 1 Feb 1838 in German Town, Montgomery County, Ohio, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died at about age 45 in Hardin County, Tennessee, United Statesmap
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Joseph Ryun was born in circa 1817 in Lake County, Ohio, United States. His parents were Benjamin Ryun (1785 - 1870) and Nancy (Callendar) Ryun (1789 - 1836). Joseph died in 1862 at Shiloh, Hardin County, Tennessee, prior to the the Battle of Shiloh at Pittsburg Landing. [1]


Joseph was enumerated in the following locations:

  • 1850 - Fayette County, Ohio [2]
  • 1860 - Davis County, Iowa [3]


Joseph married Hannah Victoria Foster[4][5] (1818 - 1907) on February 1, 1838 in German Town, Montgomery County, Ohio. To this union were born the following children:

  1. Rebecca A. (Ryun) Rime (1838 - 1925)
  2. Nancy Jane Ryan (1840 - 1926)
  3. Mary Elizabeth (Ryan) Pilcher (1842 - 1917)
  4. Martha Ryun (1846 - 1855)
  5. Elizabeth (Ryun) Pilcher (1846 - 1921)
  6. Jonathan Nelson Ryun (~1848 - <1900)
  7. William Henry Ryun (1850 - 1916)
  8. Hannah Amanda (Ryun) Runyan (1852 - 1914)
  9. Sophia Minerva (Ryan) Rupe (1855 - 1940).


  1. "Roster and Records of Iowa Soldiers, War of the Rebellion, Historical Sketches of Volunteer Organizations, Vol. II (
  2. "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 4 April 2020), Hannah Ryan in household of Joseph Ryan, Jefferson, Fayette, Ohio, United States; citing family 90, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 19 March 2020), Hannah Rhone in entry for Joseph Rhone, 1860.
  4. "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 8 November 2017), Hamah Foster in entry for Elzibeth Pilcher, 19 Mar 1921, Eldon, Wapello, Iowa, United States; citing certificate #9005078, State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines; FamilySearch digital folder 101784601.
  5. "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 18 October 2019), Joseph Ryan in entry for Mary Pilcher, 3 Feb 1917, Iowa, United States; citing certificate #, State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines; FamilySearch digital folder 102842720.

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